Table 2-5
Foreign recipients of U.S. S&E doctorates, by country/economy of origin: 1987–2007
 
Country/economy Number Percent
 
All foreign recipients 206,256 100.0
Top 10 total 136,120 66.0
China 50,220 24.3
India 21,354 10.4
South Korea 20,549 10.0
Taiwan 18,523 9.0
Canada 6,676 3.2
Turkey 4,575 2.2
Thailand 3,707 1.8
Germany 3,567 1.7
Japan 3,536 1.7
Mexico 3,413 1.7
All others 70,136 34.0
 

NOTE: Foreign doctorate recipients include permanent and temporary residents.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Survey of Earned Doctorates, special tabulations (2009).

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